Sections
Part I Motor Vehicles of Historic or Special Interest 32:441 – 32:447
Part II Street Rods and Street Cruisers 32:451 – 32:457
Part III Parking Motor Vehicles 32:471 – 32:476
Part VI Steel Tires, Cleats or Lugs 32:501 – 32:503
Part VIII Stored Motor Vehicles 32:523 – 32:524
Part IX Garages and Oil Stations 32:531 – 32:535.1
Part X Public Liability Contracts by School Boards and Other Public Bodies 32:601 – 32:604
Part XI Brake Fluid 32:621 – 32:630
Part XII Traffic Violations 32:641
Part XIII Heavy Equipment 32:651
Part XIV Tests for Suspected Drunken Drivers 32:661 – 32:670
Part XV Responsibilities of Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of State Police 32:671
Part XVI Postaccident Drug Testing 32:681 – 32:694

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 3

  • Abandoned motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is inoperable and is left unattended on public property for more than twenty-four hours, or is inoperable and left unattended on the shoulder or right-of-way of an interstate or a four-lane highway for more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained illegally on public property for a period of more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than three days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Accessory: includes an accessory after the fact and also a principal, as those terms are defined by the Louisiana Criminal Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agency: as used in this Part and in Part V of Chapter 1 of this Title shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1752
  • All-terrain vehicle: shall mean any vehicle manufactured for off-road use and issued a manufacturer's statement or certificate of origin, as required by the commission, that cannot be issued a registration certificate and license to operate on the public roads of this state because, at the time of manufacture, the vehicle does not meet the safety requirements prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Applicant: means a natural person or any individual who applies on behalf of a partnership, corporation, cooperative association, limited liability company, joint stock association, sole proprietorship, joint venture, business association, professional corporation, or any other legal entity or organization through which business is conducted for a grower, processor, contract carrier, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Appointing authority: means the presiding officer or similar official of any court, board, commission, authority, department, agency, legislative body or of any proceeding of any nature where a qualified interpreter/transliterator is required pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • area of responsibility: shall mean the licensee's area of principal sales and service responsibility as specified by the franchise in effect with any licensee of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assembled: means the process of putting together all component parts of an item of equipment by the manufacturer where the assembly plant is located within the territorial borders of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • authority: means , with respect to the city of New Orleans, the police board of the city of New Orleans and in all other municipalities and parishes means the police department, sheriff or such other authority as is vested with police authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board: means the Crime Victims Reparations Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Board: means the Crime Victims Reparations Board provided for by Chapter 21 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Board: means the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Board of Liquidation: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Boat: means a component of a marine product that is not equipped with an outboard or inboard/outboard motor attached thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Boat package: means a boat that is equipped from its manufacturer or distributor with an inboard, outboard, or inboard/outboard motor or engine attached thereto, installed thereon, or shipped or invoiced together as a package. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Bona fide medication sample: means a drug, chemical, or medication packaged by the original manufacturer thereof in such quantity as does not exceed a reasonable therapeutic dosage for a period in excess of one week and provided at no cost to a physician for administration or dispensation to a patient at no cost to the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Bonds: means and includes bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • bonds: means any bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation or other written contracts, agreements, or instruments evidencing the obligation of a governmental entity to repay borrowed money, regardless of the designation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Broker: means a person who, for a fee or commission, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale, for purposes other than resale, of a new motor vehicle or recreational product, and who is not:

                (a) A motor vehicle dealer or recreational products dealer, or bona fide employee of a motor vehicle dealer, when acting on behalf of a motor vehicle or recreational products dealer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252

  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Catastrophic property damage: means catastrophic property damage as defined in Chapter 21 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Change order: means a written order signed by the procurement officer, directing the contractor to make changes which the contract authorizes the procurement officer to order without the consent of the contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Check: means any check, draft, item, orders or requests for payment of money, negotiable orders, withdrawal or any other instrument used to pay a debt or transfer money from one to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • City: means the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Claimant: means a victim or a dependent of a deceased victim, or the legal representative of either, an intervenor, the healthcare provider who provides healthcare services associated with a forensic medical examination as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Collateral source: means a source of benefits for pecuniary loss awardable, other than under this Chapter, which the claimant has received or which is readily available to him or her from any or all of the following:

                (a) The offender under an order of restitution to the claimant imposed by a court as a condition of probation or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802

  • Collector: means the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historic or special interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such motor vehicles or the parts thereof for his own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain such a motor vehicle for hobby purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission created by this Chapter or its designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the State Bond Commission of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1410.42
  • Commissioner: means the director of public safety as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Commissioner: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Competitive negotiation: means to negotiate for a contract through a request for proposals process or any other similar competitive selection process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Competitive sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Consumer: means a natural person who purchases goods, services, or movable or immovable property or rights therein, for a personal, family, or household purpose and includes a purchaser or buyer in a consumer credit sale or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a borrower or debtor in a consumer loan, revolving loan account, or a lender credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale but does not include a motor vehicle credit transaction made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a supervised financial organization, a licensed lender, or lender in which the debtor is a consumer, and the loan is entered into primarily for personal, family, or household purposes and includes debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium  financing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract carrier: means an entity operating in intrastate commerce to transport or deliver industrial hemp for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Contract modification: means any written alteration in specifications, delivery point, rate of delivery, period of performance, price, quantity, or other provisions of any contract accomplished by mutual action of the parties to the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Costs of issuance: means all items of expense related to the authorization, sale and issuance of bonds, including but not limited to printing costs, costs of preparation and reproduction of documents, filing and recording fees, fees and charges of any fiduciary, legal fees and charges of any counsels necessary in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of preparation, printing, and distribution of official statements or other disclosure documents, fees and disbursements of consultants and professionals in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of credit ratings, fees and charges for preparation, execution, transportation, and safekeeping of bonds, costs and expenses of refunding, underwriters discount or placement fees, costs of any credit enhancement, costs of any financial products agreement, and any other cost, charge, or fee in connection with the issuance of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Council: means the council of the city of New Orleans or its successor in function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Credit card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Credit enhancement: means any letter of credit, insurance policy, surety bond, standby bond purchase agreement, reserve fund surety bond, or similar facility as used for the purpose of enhancing the security or credit quality of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as an incident to the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the seller against the consumer's default or other credit loss; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer or for commissions or brokerage for obtaining the credit, irrespective of the person to whom the charges are paid or payable, unless the seller had no notice of the charges when the credit was granted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Dealer: means any person licensed to sell a motor vehicle, specialty vehicle, or recreational product subject to regulation by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Dealer-operator: shall mean the natural person designated in the franchise as the operator of a motor vehicle dealership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Defendant: means an offender who has been convicted of a capital offense and sentenced to death in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services or the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2116.1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent: means a spouse or any person who is a dependent of a victim within the meaning of Section 152 of the United States Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Depositing authority: as used in this Part means the commissioner of public finance or the finance officer, or any department, board, commission, or institution of cities located in this state having a population exceeding one hundred fifty thousand according to the last preceding census of the United States for which the official figures have been published, and "fiscal agent bank" or "depository" means any bank selected and designated by the commission council or governing body of such cities, for deposit of funds belonging to or held in custody for the above designated cities or any department, board, commission, or institution thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1245
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • depository: means any bank selected and designated by the commission council or governing body of such cities, for deposit of funds belonging to or held in custody for the above designated cities or any department, board, commission, or institution thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1245
  • Designated successor: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother, or sister, of a dealer who, in the case of a deceased dealer, is entitled to inherit the dealer's ownership interest in the dealership under the terms of the dealer's will; the spouse, or other person who has otherwise been designated in writing by a deceased dealer to succeed him in the motor vehicle dealership, such designation having been furnished to the manufacturer; or the spouse, or other person who, under the laws of intestate succession of this state is entitled to inherit the interest; or who, in the case of an incapacitated dealer, has been appointed by a court in a proceeding interdicting the dealer as the legal representative of the dealer's property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispensing physician: means any physician in the state of Louisiana who has registered as a dispensing physician with the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and who dispenses to his patients any drug, chemical, or medication, except a bona fide medication sample. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Distributor branch: means a branch office maintained by a person, resident or nonresident, who in whole or in part sells or distributes motor vehicles or recreational products to motor vehicle or recreational products dealers, or for directing or supervising, in whole or in part, its representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Distributor representative: means any officer, agent, or employee employed by a distributor, distributor branch, or wholesaler. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Down payment: means an amount, including the value of any property used as a trade-in, paid to a seller to reduce the cash price of goods or services purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position as a school bus driver who actually renders a service by driving a school bus during the full time of his employment, a school janitor, a school custodian, a school maintenance employee, school bus aide, monitor or attendant, or other regular school employee who actually works on a school bus helping with the transportation of school children, and who is a legal employee of a parish or city school board of the state of Louisiana, and shall include the employees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Employee: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Established catalog price: means the price included in a catalog, price list, schedule, or other form that:

                (a) Is regularly maintained by a manufacturer or contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

  • Established place or established place of business: shall mean a permanently enclosed building or structure either owned, leased, or rented, which meets local zoning or municipal requirements, and regularly occupied by a person, easily accessible to the public at which the regular business of a licensee will be carried on in good faith, and, at which place of business shall be kept and maintained the books, records, and files necessary to conduct the business; and shall not mean residences, tents, temporary stands, lots, or any temporary quarters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Factory branch: means a branch office maintained by a person who fabricates, manufactures, or assembles motor vehicles or recreational products, for the sale of motor vehicles or recreational products to distributors, or for the sale of motor vehicles or recreational products to motor vehicle or recreational products dealers, or for directing or supervising, in whole or in part, its representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Factory representative: means any officer, agent, or employee employed by a person who fabricates, manufactures, or assembles motor vehicles or recreational products, or by a factory branch, for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of his, its, or their motor vehicles or recreational products, or for supervising or contacting his, its, or their dealers or prospective dealers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial products agreement: means an interest rate swap, cap, collar, floor, other hedging agreement, arrangement, or security, however denominated, entered into by a governmental entity not for investment purposes but with respect to a series of bonds for the purpose of reducing or otherwise managing the risk of interest rate changes, or effectively converting a governmental entity's interest rate exposure, in whole or in part, from a fixed rate exposure to a variable rate exposure, or from a variable rate exposure to a fixed rate exposure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Franchise: means any written contract or selling agreement between a motor vehicle or recreational products dealer, a motor vehicle lessor, or a specialty vehicle dealer and a manufacturer, motor vehicle lessor franchisor, or converter of a new motor vehicle or specialty vehicle or its distributor or factory branch by which the motor vehicle or recreational products dealer, motor vehicle lessor, or specialty vehicle dealer is authorized to engage in the business of selling or leasing the specific makes, models, or classifications of new motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles marketed or leased by the manufacturer, motor vehicle lessor franchisor, or converter and designated in the franchise agreement or any addendum thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Fund: means the state general fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1410.42
  • Fund: means the Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Fund: means the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing authority: means the elected or appointed body that exercises the legislative functions of a parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision, including:

                (a) A sheriff in the case of a law enforcement district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503

  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means any parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision of the state, other than the city of New Orleans and its agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions, and other than the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Grower: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that is licensed by the department to cultivate industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Healthcare provider: means either of the following:

                (a) A physician or other healthcare practitioner licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized to perform specified healthcare services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802

  • Healthcare services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease ancillary to a sexually-oriented offense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • home solicitation sale: as used in this Part , shall be defined as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3538
  • Housing accommodations: means any immovable property, or portion thereof, which is used or occupied or is intended, arranged, or designed to be used or occupied as the home, residence, or sleeping place of one or more human beings, but shall not include any single family residence the occupants of which rent, lease, or furnish for compensation not more than one room therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1952
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Indigent: means any person who meets the state definition of indigent who would have qualified for indigent care in any general hospital owned and operated by the state of Louisiana prior to arrest and who is housed in any parish or municipal jail or detention facility or state prison, shall be treated in the nearest general hospital owned and operated by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:17
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial hemp seed: means Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities: means a facility which is licensed as an intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Judgment: means any judgment which shall have become final by expiration without appeal of the time within which a suspensive appeal might have been perfected or by final affirmation on appeal, rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction of any state or of the United States, upon a cause of action arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of any motor vehicle, for damages, including damages for care and loss of services, because of bodily injury to or death of any person, or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property including the loss of use thereof, or upon a cause of action on an agreement of settlement for such damages. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease facilitator: means a person, other than a motor vehicle or recreational products dealer or a bona fide employee of a motor vehicle or recreational products dealer, or a motor vehicle lessor or a bona fide employee of a motor vehicle lessor, who engages in one or both of the following activities:

                (a) Holds himself out to any person as a "motor vehicle leasing company" or "motor vehicle leasing agent" or uses a similar title, for the purpose of soliciting or procuring a person to enter into a contract or agreement to become the lessee of a motor vehicle or recreational product that is not, and will not be, titled in the name of and registered to the lease facilitator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252

  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • lender credit card: includes a travel and entertainment credit card account that is not subject to loan finance charges or credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit, or temporary license issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Licensee: means any person who is required to be licensed by the commission pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local area network: means a limited distance data processing/communications network or system used to link computers and peripheral devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1752
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Manufacturer: means any person, resident or nonresident, who fabricates, manufactures, or assembles motor vehicles, recreational products, or new, remanufactured, reconditioned, or rebuilt motor vehicle or marine motors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Marine dealer: means any person who holds a bona fide contract or franchise with a manufacturer or distributor of marine products, except for a person engaged in the business of renting or selling new or used watercraft or boats adapted to be powered only by an occupant's energy, and who holds a license as a recreational products dealer pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • marine engine: means a motor that is a component of a marine product that is sold separately from a boat when delivered to the marine dealer by the distributor or manufacturer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Marine product: means a new or used watercraft, boat, marine motor, and a boat or watercraft trailer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Marine product salesman: means any natural person employed by a licensee of the commission whose duties include the selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease, financing or insuring marine products on behalf of the licensee and who holds a motor vehicle salesman license under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Medicaid program: means the medical assistance program as established in Title XIX of the Social Security Act and as administered in the state of Louisiana by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Membership service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile electronic device: means any small handheld computing or communications device that has a display screen with touch input or a miniature keyboard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means every self-propelled vehicle (except traction engines, road rollers, farm tractors, electric-assisted bicycles, tractor cranes, power shovels, and well drillers) and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead wires but not operated upon rails. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor driven car, van, or truck required to be registered which is used, or is designed to be used, for the transporting of passengers or goods for public, private, commercial, or for hire purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motor vehicle dealer: means any person, not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph who holds a bona fide franchise in effect with a manufacturer or distributor of new motor vehicles, and a license under the provisions of this Chapter or a subsidiary of any such entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motor vehicle lessor: shall mean any person, not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, engaged in the motor vehicle, recreational products, or specialty vehicle leasing or rental business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motor vehicle lessor agent: means any natural person, other than a daily rental person, employed by a motor vehicle lessor licensed by the commission whose duties include the leasing, renting or offering for lease or rent motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles on behalf of said motor vehicle lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motor vehicle lessor franchisor: means any person who grants a franchise to any person granting the right to lease or rent a motor vehicle, recreational product, or specialty vehicle under its trade name, trademark, or service mark or to sell used motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles formerly a part of its rental fleet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motor vehicle liability bond: means a bond conditioned:

                (1) That the obligor shall, within thirty days after the rendition thereof, satisfy:

                (a)(i) All judgments rendered against him or against any person responsible for the operation of the obligor's motor vehicle with his express or implied consent in actions to recover damages for property damage or for bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, and

                (ii) Judgments rendered as aforesaid for consequential damages consisting of expenses incurred by a husband, wife, parent, or tutor for medical, nursing, hospital, or surgical services in connection with or on account of such bodily injuries or death sustained during the term of the bond by any person, and

                (b) Arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance, control, or use upon the highways and roads of the state of such motor vehicle,

                (2) To the amount or limit of:

                (a) Not less than twenty-five thousand dollars for damages to the property of others, and

                (b) Not less than fifteen thousand dollars on account of injury to or death of any one person, and

                (c) Subject to such limits as respects injury to or death of one person, of not less than thirty thousand dollars on account of any one accident resulting in injury to or death of more than one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:861

  • Motor vehicle of historic or special interest: means a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Motor vehicle salesman: means any natural person employed by a licensee of the commission whose duties include the selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease, financing or insuring motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles on behalf of said licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground but excluding a tractor, electric-assisted bicycle, and electric-powered scooters not required to be registered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle dealer: means any person who, for a commission or with intent to make a profit or gain of money or other thing of value, buys, sells, brokers, exchanges, auctions, offers, or attempts to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles and who is engaged wholly or in part in the business of buying and selling motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles in the state of Louisiana and who holds a license as a recreational products dealer under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle salesman: means any natural person employed by a licensee of the commission whose duties include the selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease, financing or insuring motorcycle or all-terrain vehicles on behalf of said licensee and who holds a motor vehicle salesman license under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • named insured: means the applicant for the policy of insurance issued by the insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:900
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • New motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle: means a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle, the legal title to which has never been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • New recreational vehicle: means a recreational vehicle, the legal title to which has never been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state but does not include persons dwelling outside of this state whose occupation or business requires them to spend one-half or more of their working hours in this state in pursuance of their business or employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Note: means any note or other evidence of borrowing made under the authority of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1410.42
  • Nursing facility: means a facility which is licensed as a nursing home in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Operator: means every person who is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Out-of-state pharmacist: means any natural person who is licensed or registered as a pharmacist by a state other than Louisiana, who is a resident of and domiciled in a state other than Louisiana, and who fills, compounds, or dispenses out-of-state prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-of-state pharmacy: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other juridical person, that is permitted as a pharmacy by a state other than Louisiana, and that, through or by out-of-state pharmacists, sells at retail, fills, dispenses, or furnishes out-of-state prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-of-state prescription: means a physician's order, written or oral, for a drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, that is filled, compounded or dispensed by an out-of-state pharmacist at a location outside the state of Louisiana, provided that the person for whom the physician issued the order is a resident of and domiciled in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-patient prescription: means a prescription dispensed to an individual who is not an in-patient of a facility licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health as a hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means every person who holds the legal title to a motor vehicle or in the event a motor vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, however, thereof, with the right of purchase upon performance of the condition stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such or similar transaction is had by means of a mortgage, and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Parts car: means a motor vehicle of historic or special interest which is generally in inoperable condition and which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore or maintain a motor vehicle of historic or special interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Peace officer: shall include commissioned police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals, deputy marshals, correctional officers, constables, wildlife enforcement agents, and probation and parole officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Pecuniary loss: means the amount of expense reasonably and necessarily incurred by reason of personal injury, as a consequence of death, or a catastrophic property loss, and includes:

                (a) For personal injury:

                (i) Medical, hospital, nursing, or psychiatric care or counseling, and physical therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802

  • Pensions: means payments for life derived from money provided by the state or the employing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Person: means every natural person, firm, co-partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: shall mean any natural or juridical person, firm, association, corporation, trust, partnership, limited liability partnership, professional liability corporation, or limited liability company or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: as used in this Chapter means an individual or corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • person who is deaf or hard of hearing: means a person who, because of hearing loss, has difficulty understanding the communication occurring. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Person with a disability: means a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities and who has a record of such impairment or who is regarded as having such an impairment, including military veterans with traumatic brain injury or post traumatic stress disorder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1952
  • Person with significant disabilities: means a person with loss of sensory or motor functions interfering with activities of daily living to the extent that the person requires assistance with nonmedical personal care needs, domestic or cleaning needs, dressing and undressing, moving into and out of bed, ambulation, related services including but not limited to meal preparation, laundry, and grocery shopping, and other similar activities of daily living. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2116.1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pharmacist: means any natural person who is licensed or registered as a pharmacist by the state of Louisiana, who is a resident of and domiciled in the state of Louisiana, and who fills, compounds, or dispenses prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Pharmacy: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other juridical person that is permitted as a pharmacy by the state of Louisiana, that is located within the state of Louisiana, and that through or by pharmacists, sells at retail, fills, dispenses, or furnishes prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Physician: means any licensed medical doctor, dentist, or other licensed practitioner authorized to prescribe or order any drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, to be filled, compounded, or dispensed by a pharmacist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practicable: means that which can be done or put into practice; feasible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Precomputed consumer credit transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the debtor's promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Prescription: means a physician's order, written, oral, or electronically transmitted for a drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, that is filled, compounded, or dispensed by a licensed or registered pharmacist or dispensing physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Pro rata: as used in this chapter refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means converting industrial hemp into a marketable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for storage or processing into commodities, products, or industrial hemp seed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: shall mean any person, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in the canning, freezing, or dehydrating of sweet potatoes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement: means the selling, buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining telecommunications systems, telecommunications services, or their related software as well as all activities engaged in, resulting in, or expected to result in the selling, buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining telecommunications systems, telecommunications services, or their related software by the state or its agencies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1752
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Professional service: means work rendered by an independent contractor who has a professed knowledge of some department of learning or science used by its practical application to the affairs of others or in the practice of an art founded on it, which independent contractor shall include but not be limited to lawyers, doctors, dentists, psychologists, certified advanced practice nurses, veterinarians, architects, engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, accountants, actuaries, and claims adjusters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Proof of financial responsibility: means proof of ability to respond in damages for liability, on account of accidents occurring subsequent to the effective date of the proof, arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle in the amounts specified in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Public entities: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, and all of the agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions of the City (except the Sewerage and Water Board) collectively. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Public entity: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, and any agency, board, authority, or commission of the City except the Sewerage and Water Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Quasi-judicial proceeding: means any proceeding of a public administrative office or body which is required to investigate facts, ascertain the existence of facts, hold hearings, and draw conclusions from them as a basis for their official action, and to exercise discretion of a judicial nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recipient: means the person who has received assistance under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Recreational products: means new and unused motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, marine products, recreational vehicles, and trailers as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Recreational products dealer: means any person who, for a commission or with intent to make a profit or gain of money or other thing of value, buys, sells, brokers, exchanges, auctions, offers, or attempts to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in recreational products and who is engaged wholly or in part in the business of buying and selling recreational products in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • recreational vehicle: includes new and used motor homes, new and used travel trailers, new and used fifth-wheel travel trailers, new and used folding camper trailers, and slide-in truck campers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Recreational vehicle dealer: means any person who, for a commission or with intent to make a profit or gain of money or other thing of value, buys, sells, brokers, exchanges, auctions, offers, or attempts to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in recreational vehicles and who is engaged wholly or in part in the business of buying and selling recreational vehicles in the state of Louisiana and who holds a license as a recreational products dealer under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Recreational vehicle salesman: means any natural person employed by a licensee of the commission whose duties include the selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease, financing or insuring recreational vehicles on behalf of said licensee and who holds a motor vehicle salesman license under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Registration: includes a registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reparations: means payment of compensation in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter for pecuniary loss resulting from physical injury, death, or catastrophic property loss by reason of a crime enumerated in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "employers' annuity" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement system: means the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the Internet for materials, supplies, services, products, or equipment in which vendors compete against each other online in real time in an open and interactive environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Revolving loan account: means an arrangement between a lender and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (i)  The creditor may permit the consumer to obtain consumer loan advances on a preauthorized basis;

    (ii)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (iii)  The creditor may impose a loan finance charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account; and

    (iv)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer under the account, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any unpaid balance is repaid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Salary: means the full rate of regular compensation paid to a member for the performance of his official duties, but shall not include bonuses, payment for accrued vacation, annual or sick leave, payment for overtime, terminal pay, severance pay, deferred salary, or any other type of irregular or nonrecurring payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Satellite warranty and repair center: means a motor vehicle repair facility, other than at a motor vehicle dealer franchised location, approved by a manufacturer or distributor and authorized to perform warranty and other repairs on motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • secondary manufacturer: means a person who prior to the retail sale of motor vehicles or trailers, assembles, installs, or affixes a body, cab, or special equipment to a chassis, or who substantially adds, subtracts from, or modifies a previously assembled or manufactured motor vehicle or trailer, but does not include towable equipment as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2116.1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Seller credit card: means a revolving charge account that may be accessed by use of a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Selling agreement: means any written contract or agreement between a marine dealer and a manufacturer, or its distributor or factory branch, by which the marine dealer is authorized to engage in the business of selling or leasing the specific makes, models, or classifications of marine products marketed or leased by the manufacturer, and designated in the selling agreement or any addendum thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Service dog: means a dog who has been trained or is being trained to do work or perform a task for a person with a disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1952
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor, not involving the delivery of a specific end product other than reports which are merely incidental to the required performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1732
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shipment: shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • Small business: means a small business as defined by the Small Business Administration of the United States Government which for purposes of size eligibility or other factors meets the applicable criteria set forth in 13 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 121, as amended, and which has its principal place of business in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1732
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Software: means computer programs and documentation essential to and necessary for a telecommunications system or telecommunications service to perform productive operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1752
  • Specialty vehicle: means a motor vehicle manufactured by a second stage manufacturer by purchasing motor vehicle components, including frames and drive trains, and completing the manufacture of finished motor vehicles for the purpose of resale, with the primary manufacturer warranty unimpaired, to a limited commercial market rather than the consuming public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Specialty vehicle dealer: means any person who holds a bona fide franchise in effect with a converter or second stage manufacturer of specialty vehicles and a license under the provisions of this Chapter or a subsidiary of any such entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Specification: means any description of the physical or functional characteristics, or of the nature of a supply, service, or major repair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Spinal cord injury: means an insult to the spinal cord, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, but caused by an external physical force resulting in paraplegia or quadriplegia. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • stalking: means any act that would constitute the crime of stalking under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2172
  • State: means any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any province of the Dominion of Canada. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State personal assistance services: means goods and services which are required by a person with significant disabilities age eighteen or older to increase a person's independence or substitute for a person's dependence on human assistance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2116.1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • street cruiser: means any automobile or truck twenty-five years or older, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of the engine, transmission, drive train, and interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:455
  • street rod: means any antique automobile or truck produced in 1948 or earlier, which is an automobile or truck that is recognized as a street rod by the National Street Rod Association, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of engine, transmission, drivetrain, interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:452
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subsidiary: shall mean any person engaged in the selling or leasing of motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles, in which a majority of the ownership interests of such entity is owned by a holder of a license issued by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Sweet potatoes: means all sweet potatoes of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and such other grades as may be promulgated by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission;

    (2)  "Bushel" means 50 pounds of sweet potatoes whether such potatoes are in crates, sacks or other containers, or in bulk;

    (3)  "Shipper" means any person, partnership, association, or corporation, engaged in the packaging and shipping or either packaging or shipping, of sweet potatoes or transporting sweet potatoes whether as owner, agent, or otherwise;

    (4)  "Shipment" shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • System: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • THC: means tetrahydrocannabinol, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or a combination of both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Tow dolly: means a trailer equipped with one or more axles designed to connect to a tow bar on the rear of a motor vehicle that is used to tow another vehicle and is not a type of towable equipment as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Towable equipment: means equipment that is permanently affixed to or integrated upon a trailer intended for use when the trailer is not traveling on a road and where its capability for road travel or transport of other property is incidental or secondary to the primary operational purpose of the equipment including but not limited to towable signage, message boards, generators, lighting tower masts, speed monitoring and traffic cameras, air compressors, water pumps, crash attenuators, or road maintenance equipment such as a pothole patcher or a chipper brush. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Trailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers wholly on its own structure, drawn by a motor vehicle which carries no part of the weight and load of the trailer on its own wheels and having one or more load carrying axles including but not limited to utility trailers, boat trailers, recreational trailers, semitrailers, livestock trailers, tow dollies and dump trailers, and excluding towable equipment as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Traumatic head injury: means an insult to the head, affecting the brain, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, but caused by an external physical force that may produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness which results in an impairment of cognitive abilities or physical functioning. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • two-thirds of the members: when used in connection with a vote by the respective members of the council, the Board of Liquidation, or the governing authority of any public entity, shall mean a majority or two-thirds of the members of the respective bodies holding office at the time such a vote is taken, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Ultimate purchaser: means , with respect to any new motor vehicle, recreational product, or specialty vehicle, the first person, other than a dealer purchasing in his capacity as a dealer, who in good faith purchases such new motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles for purposes other than resale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Unpaid debt: as used in this Chapter means the total of the amount financed, loan finance charges, default charges, and delinquency charges including the amount due at the time of default plus all interest which may accrue from the time of default until the entire balance is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Used marine dealer: means any person, whose business is to sell, or offer for sale, display, or advertise used marine products, or any person who holds a license from the commission and is not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used marine product: means a marine product, the legal title of which has been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used marine product facility: means any facility which is owned and operated by a licensee of the commission and offers for sale used marine products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle, recreational product, or specialty vehicle, the legal title of which has been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motor vehicle dealer: means any person, whose business is to sell, or offer for sale, display, or advertise used motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles, or any person who holds a license from the commission and is not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motor vehicle facility: means any facility which is owned and operated by a licensee of the commission and offers for sale used motor vehicles, recreational products, or specialty vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle: means a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle, the legal title of which has been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle dealer: means any person, whose business is to sell, or offer for sale, display, or advertise used motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles, or any person who holds a license from the commission and is not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle facility: means any facility which is owned and operated by a licensee of the commission and offers for sale used motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used recreational vehicle: means a recreational vehicle, the legal title of which has been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used recreational vehicle dealer: means any person, whose business is to sell, or offer for sale, display, or advertise used recreational vehicles, or any person who holds a license from the commission and is not excluded by Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Used recreational vehicle facility: means any facility which is owned and operated by a licensee of the commission and offers for sale used recreational vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Using agency: means any governmental body of the state which utilizes any supplies, services, or major repairs purchased under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Vehicle: means any motor vehicle, specialty vehicle, or recreational product subject to regulation by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Victim: means :

                (a) Any person who suffers personal injury, death, or catastrophic property loss as a result of a crime committed in this state and covered by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1802

  • Victim: means any person who suffers death, injury, or catastrophic property damage as a result of the defendant's crime, or any person who is otherwise eligible to have a judgment or reparations award satisfied from a defendant's escrow account as provided for by this Chapter, or any legal representative thereof, but does not include any person denied eligibility for a reparations award by Chapter 21 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Watercraft: means any contrivance used or designated for navigation on water, including but not limited to a personal watercraft as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • wholesaler: means any person, resident or nonresident, who in whole or in part sells or distributes vehicles or new, remanufactured, reconditioned, or rebuilt motor vehicle motors to dealers, or who maintains distributor representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Wide area network: means a data processing/communications network or system generally utilizing common carrier facilities to link geographically dispersed local area networks to other local area networks or computer systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1752
  • Wrecker: means any motor vehicle equipped with a boom or booms, winches, slings, tilt beds, or similar equipment designed for towing or recovery of vehicles and other objects which cannot operate under their own power or for some reason must be transported by means of towing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1252
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.